Discovery certificate for object 2018kq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16629 [ 2018TNSTR.111....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-24 22:43:11
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

G. Krannich, K. Z. Stanek, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018kq
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18bj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:24:57.173 (141.23822) DEC = +40:23:55.14 (40.39865)
Discovery date: 2018-01-24 07:55:12 (JD=2458142.83)

Potential host galaxy: KUG 0921+406
Host redshift: 0.027804

Remarks: In several epochs, confirmed by follow-up imaging

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-24 07:55:12
Flux: 17.7 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-15 06:57:36
Limiting flux: 18.3 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018kq